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  • noun Alternative form of washout.

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Examples

  • It turns out that the perfect star for situation A may turn out to be a wash-out in situation B, and vice versa.

    James M. Citrin: How Not to Hire a Leader

  • But it turns out that the perfect star for situation A may turn out to be a wash-out in situation B, and vice versa.

    James M. Citrin: How Not to Hire a Leader

  • Gasoline demand, not supply, may prove to be the casualty of Hurricane Irene, which promises a wash-out late summer weekend for 20% of Americans as it makes its way up the East Coast, analysts at J.P. Morgan said in a report.

    Crude Edges Higher After Broad Swings

  • Seven people—one in Japan and six, including herself, in her local area—paid around $300 each to buy two forms of vitamin B and Centrum, which they took in two-week periods followed by two-week "wash-out" periods with no vitamins at all.

    Citizen Scientists

  • It turns out that the perfect star for situation A may turn out to be a wash-out in situation B, and vice versa.

    James M. Citrin: How Not to Hire a Leader

  • Despite the grey – which seemed to have covered everything in a mildew of quiet – late summer had not been a wash-out as usual.

    Country diary: Wenlock Edge

  • It turns out that the perfect star for situation A may turn out to be a wash-out in situation B, and vice versa.

    James M. Citrin: How Not to Hire a Leader

  • Its wider viewing angle ensures that everyone in the room can catch each play without the wash-out often experienced with LCDs as you move away from straight-on viewing.

    For the Big Game, an LCD or plasma TV?

  • I don't believe it will be heavy or a wash-out, at least.

    Forecast: Mild New Year, before cold returns

  • All they needed was a “wash-out”—basically a power wash of the bullet holes—and a clean dressing.

    Paradise General

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